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Historians in Italy compare Wednesday’s events to the rise of fascism. “Violence is incompatible with the exercise of democratic rights and freedoms,” Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.
Police say 14 officers were injured and approximately 52 arrests were made by Wednesday night. Law enforcement agencies are requesting the public’s help in identifying more suspects.
Raphael Warnock has defeated Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, according to the AP, inching the Senate closer to a Democratic majority. Jon Ossoff currently leads Republican David Perdue.
If Democrats pick up both seats in Tuesday’s Georgia runoff elections, they will wrest control of the U.S. Senate from Republicans. If Republicans win one, though, they will retain it.
An angry President Trump urged Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to overturn the state’s election result, according to a recording of a call obtained by Georgia Public Broadcasting.
In an interview with NPR, the former president offers some of his most wide-ranging remarks on the outcome of the election and says Trump will fail in “denying reality.”
Update as of 1:00pm Wednesday: Aircraft Reconnaissance indicates that Eta has weakened to a tropical storm with top sustained winds of 70 mph. It had…